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How Super Bowl Winners Fared the Following Season

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Joe Flacco #5 of the Baltimore Ravens celebreates with his teammates after defeating the San Francisco 49ers during Super Bowl XLVII

Joe Flacco #5 of the Baltimore Ravens celebreates with his teammates after defeating the San Francisco 49ers during Super Bowl XLVII

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For some Super Bowl winners, the big game marks the start of a streak or even a dynasty. For other teams, winning it all is the first of one or maybe a couple championships, and then you don't hear from them again, or at least for a long time. And for still others, it's a flash in the pan: one and done. The following is a list of every winning Super Bowl team and how they finished the year following their championship season:

Super Bowl I - Green Bay Packers repeated, beating Oakland 33-14 in Super Bowl II.
Super Bowl II - Green Bay finished third in the Central Division with a 6-7-1 record.
Super Bowl III - New York Jets lost to Kansas City 13-6 in the AFL Divisional Playoff.
Super Bowl IV - Kansas City finished second in the Western Division with a 7-5-2 record.
Super Bowl V - Baltimore Colts lost to Miami 21-0 in the AFC Championship game.
Super Bowl VI - Dallas lost to Washington 26-3 in the NFC Championship game.
Super Bowl VII - Miami repeated, beating Minnesota 24-7 in Super Bowl VIII.
Super Bowl VIII - Miami lost to Oakland 28-26 in an AFC Divisional Playoff.
Super Bowl IX - Pittsburgh repeated, beating beating Dallas 21-17 in Super Bowl X.
Super Bowl X - Pittsburgh lost to Oakland 24-7 in the AFC Championship game.
Super Bowl XI - Oakland lost to Denver 20-17 in the AFC Championship game.
Super Bowl XII - Dallas lost to Pittsburgh 35-31 in Super Bowl XIII.
Super Bowl XIII - Pittsburgh repeated, beating the Los Angeles Rams 31-19 in Super Bowl XIV.
Super Bowl XIV - Pittsburgh finished third in the AFC Central Division with a 9-7 record.
Super Bowl XV - Oakland finished fourth in the AFC West Division with a 7-9 record.
Super Bowl XVI - San Francisco finished eleventh in the NFC Conference with a 3-6 record.
Super Bowl XVII - Washington lost to the Los Angeles Raiders 38-9 in Super Bowl XVIII.
Super Bowl XVIII - Los Angeles Raiders lost to Seattle 13-7 in an AFC Wild-Card game.
Super Bowl XIX - San Francisco lost to the New York Giants 17-3 in an NFC Wild-Card game.
Super Bowl XX - Chicago lost to Washington 27-13 in an NFC Divisional Playoff.
Super Bowl XXI - New York Giants finished last in the NFC East Division with a 6-9 record.
Super Bowl XXII - Washington finished in third place in the NFC East Division with a 7-9 record.
Super Bowl XXIII - San Francisco repeated, beating Denver 55-10 in Super Bowl XXIV.
Super Bowl XXIV - San Francisco lost to the New York Giants 15-13 in the NFC Championship game.
Super Bowl XXV - The New York Giants finished fourth in the NFC East Division with an 8-8 record.
Super Bowl XXVI - Washington lost to San Francisco 20-13 in an NFC Divisional Playoff.
Super Bowl XXVII - Dallas repeated, beating Buffalo 30-13 in Super Bowl XVIII.
Super Bowl XXVIII - Dallas lost to San Francisco 38-28 in the NFC Championship game.
Super Bowl XXIX - San Francisco lost to Green Bay 27-17 in an NFC Divisional Playoff.
Super Bowl XXX - Dallas lost to Carolina 26-17 in an NFC Divisional Playoff.
Super Bowl XXXI - Green Bay lost to Denver 31-24 in Super Bowl XXXII.
Super Bowl XXXII - Denver repeated, beating Atlanta 34-19 in Super Bowl XXXIII.
Super Bowl XXXIII - Denver finished last in the AFC West division with a 6-10 record.
Super Bowl XXXIV - St. Louis lost to New Orleans 31-28 in an NFC Wild-Card game.
Super Bowl XXXV - Baltimore lost to Pittsburgh 27-10 in an AFC Divisional Playoff.
Super Bowl XXXVI - New England finished second in the AFC East Division with a 9-7 record.
Super Bowl XXXVII - Tampa Bay finished third in the NFC South Division with a 7-9 record.
Super Bowl XXXVIII - New England repeated, beating Philadelphia 24-21 in Super Bowl XXXIV.
Super Bowl XXXIX - New England lost to Denver 27-13 in an AFC Divisional playoff.
Super Bowl XL - Pittsburgh finished third in the AFC North division with an 8-8 record.
Super Bowl XLI - Indianapolis lost to San Diego in an AFC Divisional playoff.
Super Bowl XLII - The New York Giants lost to Philadelphia in an NFC Divisional playoff.
Super Bowl XLIII - Pittsburgh finished third in the AFC North division with a 9-7 record and failed to qualify for the postseason.
Super Bowl XLIV - New Orleans lost to Seattle 41-36 in an NFC Wild Card game.
Super Bowl XLV - Green Bay lost to the New York Giants 37-20 in an NFC Divisional playoff game.

Super Bowl XLVI  - The New York Giants finished with a 9–7 record and didn't go to the playoffs.
Super Bowl XLVII - The Baltimore Ravens failed to make the playoffs, going just 8-8.

 

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